PM 140 Project Management Fundamentals (3)
Description: Trains in the basic principles of project management, including concepts from the initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing process groups. Introduces fundamentals from the ten project management knowledge areas: integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management.
PM 180 Project Management Tools (3)
Prerequisite: PM 140
Description: Provides training and experience with project management tools and techniques, including work breakdown structures, network diagrams, risk management, earned value management, and other tools. Reinforces correct principles while helping students develop skills and gain experience with project management software.
PM 200 Advanced Project Management (3)
Prerequisite: PM 180
Description: Provides students with the opportunity to apply project management principles to real- world situations with the use of simulations and case studies. Also, offers additional training in project management principles, tools, techniques, and outcomes.
PM 275 CAPM Preparation (3)
Prerequisite: PM 140
Description: Prepares students to take and pass the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification exam by teaching project management principles as contained in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Successful completion of the course work should prepare for passing the CAPM exam.
PM 299 Project Management Internship (2)
Prerequisite: PM 200; Program Director Approval
Description: Provides students the opportunity to earn credit and gain valuable experience by performing job responsibilities in a real work setting over a three-month period. Interns will be expected to operate successfully in a project management position as evaluated formally by their on-site manager.
NOTE: Students will be responsible for finding internship positions if they currently do not have full or part-time work in project management. For assistance in finding an internship opportunity, contact the Program Director and Employment Center one month prior to the beginning of the semester.